Booneville has a general population of 8,625 and an overall student population of 3,633. Approximately 3,633 of Booneville's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Northeast Mississippi Community College is the largest criminal justice school in Booneville, based on student population. Approximately 13 students graduated in 2010 from Northeast Mississippi Community College with credentials in criminal justice.
In 2010, 13 students graduated with a criminal justice degree from one of Booneville's criminal justice schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $8,891 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Booneville criminal justice schools was an average of $10,821 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Booneville. And if you live on campus at one of the Booneville-based criminal justice schools, you will have an added expense of $3,104 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,727.
If you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Booneville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 11,370 criminal justice professionals in Mississippi. Of these criminal justice professionals, 1,050 were working in the greater Booneville area. The government projects that the number of criminal justice professionals in Booneville will increase by 24% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a criminal justice professional in Booneville is $18,220 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.